Interview with Sally Fitzgibbons » Roxy Pro Gold Coast

SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Tuesday, February 28, 2012) Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS). – The Roxy Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, the opening stop on the 2012 Women’s ASP World Championship Tour, today whittled the field down to the just four women with the world’s best surfers tested in tricky two-to-three foot (1 metre) surf at Snapper Rocks.. .Tyler Wright (AUS), 17, runner-up at the 2011 Roxy Pro, eliminated reigning ASP Women’s World Champion and defending event winner Carissa Moore (HAW), 19, in a re-match of last year’s Final. Wright was ferocious in her assault on the waves at Snapper Rocks, posting two excellent scores en route to causing the biggest upset of the event.. .Wright will face compatriot Laura Enever (AUS), 20, in the Semifinals of the Roxy Pro Gold Coast when competition resumes.. .Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), 21, 2011 ASP Women’s World Runner-Up, clocked a pair of scores in the 8-point-range to eliminate newcomer Malia Manuel (HAW), 18, in today’s Quarterfinals. Manuel would end up with Eqaul 5th and bragging rights as the highest placed rookie at the 2012 Roxy Pro.. .Fitzgibbons will take on four-time ASP Women’s World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 24, in the Semifinals when competition resumes. The Gold Coast natural-footer seems to have found her form at the Roxy Pro Gold Coast and will be a dangerous draw when the event recommences.. Photo: joliphotos.com